Monitoring deep, dark and surface web to detect exposure of your sensitive data, secret projects and initiatives, privileged users, critical systems, IT infrastructure, and more.
Monitoring and alerting of third party data breaches impacting your employees’ emails, usernames, and personally identifiable information.
Assess the risk footprint and security posture of key business relationships to get a handle on external risk introduced through your extended attack surface.

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Digital risk monitoring of key personnel with telemetry and risk metrics. VIPRecon provides broad coverage of social media, deep and dark web, as well as physical threat assessments.
Our Ransomware Response Readiness Assessment, Playbook and Table Top Exercise gives your organization the best chance to survive and recover.
Gain visibility of your digital footprint by reaching into the most active areas of the cyber underground.
Fully managed and tailored Threat Intelligence services that becomes an extension of your current security processes and provides real-time visibility on new threats.
Providing research and investigations into known threats, to save security teams time and stress during a cyber emergency.

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GroupSense offers a comprehensive package of services for assessing and responding to ransomware attacks, including negotiations with threat actors.
Actively researching and monitoring threats from vendors or third-party companies that can affect organizational security.
Monitoring for threats to elections, VIPs, and more on social media to proactively prevent or mitigate digital risk.
Focusing on the threats and risks that matter to your security processes and providing intelligence and insights to prevent or mitigate digital risk.
Taking the next step in security services, by proactively taking down phishing sites or anonymously interacting with threat actors to provide better intelligence.
Active monitoring of your brand's digital assets to protect its reputation and stop further brand abuse from targeting unsuspecting victims.

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Combining your cyber and fraud programs to effectively fight threat actors continually scamming or threatening assets within an organization.
Executives are prime targets for fraudulent activities, but with a proactive approach, any attacks or threats can be neutralized before causing any damage.
Governments, political parties and candidates must all act now to activate cyber threat intelligence services to harden their information security and get ahead of inevitable cyber threats to the election process.
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Editorial Team

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Kurtis Minder to Keynote 2024 Western Colorado Economic Summit

By Editorial Team on Mar 28, 2024 12:01:34 PM

GroupSense CEO Kurtis Minder is thrilled to be keynoting this year's Western Colorado Economic Summit. The event will take place on Tuesday, April 16th at Colorado Mesa University. You can view the full agenda and register here.

Topics: Webinar Events

GroupSense Awarded Patent for Systems & Methods for Detecting and Remedying Theft of Data

By Editorial Team on Mar 27, 2024 9:00:00 AM

Removing stolen data at the source reduces the risk of data being used to harm an organization.

Topics: Press Releases

The Clowns and Fools Behind Ransomware Attacks

By Editorial Team on Mar 11, 2024 9:39:56 AM

Cybersecurity professionals have been keeping a close eye on the shake-ups in ransomware over the past few weeks. While many ransomware victims believe they are dealing with highly sophisticated threat actors, these cyber criminals are often one argument away from collapse. CEO Kurtis Minder was featured in the Axios Codebook Newsletter last week discussing the ongoing ransomware attack carried out by ALPHV on healthcare giant Change Healthcare. Learn more from the excerpt below or read the full article here.

Topics: News Ransomware

UnitedHealth Hack Could Take Months for Full Recovery

By Editorial Team on Mar 8, 2024 12:15:17 PM

Healthcare giant UnitedHealth could take months to get their data back after being attacked by ransomware gang ALPHV. With such a large amount of data, it can be very difficult to get decryption keys working—especially if you're dealing with a tough threat actor group. CEO Kurtis Minder was featured in Reuters speaking on GroupSense's experience negotiating with ALPHV in the past. Check out the excerpt below or view the full article here

Topics: News Ransomware

ALPHV Goes Dark After Ransomware Attack

By Editorial Team on Mar 7, 2024 9:24:32 AM

Ransomware gang ALPHV, also known as BlackCat, went dark after attacking Change Healthcare with ransomware. They asked for a $22 million payment from the healthcare organization, and then posted a seemingly fake FBI seizure notification on their website. Fishy, right? GroupSense CEO Kurtis Minder was featured in an article on CyberScoop talking about the high ransom and its impact on organizations trying to get operational after an attack. Check out the excerpt below or read the full article here.

Topics: News Ransomware

LockBit Re-Emerges After Take Down

By Editorial Team on Feb 28, 2024 9:43:35 AM

Just one week after the takedown of the LockBit ransomware group, it appears their servers are back online. While law enforcement seized their shame site, they appear to have missed LockBit's backup servers, allowing the group to be operational quickly. GroupSense CEO was featured in DarkReading to speak on the group's leader. Read the excerpt below or get the full article here.

Topics: News Ransomware

Law Enforcement Targets LockBit After Take Down

By Editorial Team on Feb 28, 2024 9:17:08 AM

Law enforcement's seizure of the LockBit ransomware site caused quite the stir last week. In the aftermath of the news, ransomware experts like GroupSense's Kurtis Minder and Analyst1's Jon DiMaggio think that law enforcement is intentionally baiting the leader of the ransomware group to incriminate himself. The experts were quoted in CyberScoop speaking on the tactic. Check out the excerpt or read the full article here.

Topics: News

Protecting Pharmaceutial IP

By Editorial Team on Feb 27, 2024 9:30:08 AM

Pharmaceutical intellectual property (IP) is highly sought after by threat actors and cyber criminals. How can pharmaceutical companies protect their most valuable asset? GroupSense's Taylor Banks was featured in Pharma Manufacturing speaking on how we have protected pharma IP for our clients and how other organizations can approach cyber protection. Read the excerpt below or jump to the full article here.

Topics: News

AI in the Election Cycle

By Editorial Team on Feb 27, 2024 9:04:10 AM

GroupSense's own Taylor Banks was featured in SC Magazine recently speaking on how AI will be used in the upcoming election cycle. Throughout the byline, Taylor discusses how threat actors will use AI to spread mis- and disinformation as well as how people are still key to detecting AI. Check out the excerpt below, and read the full article here.

Topics: News

Safeguarding SLED: Unveiling Dark Web Fraud Threats

By Editorial Team on Feb 21, 2024 1:47:34 PM

According to a report by the Identity Theft Resource Center, the government and education sectors accounted for 12.3% of all reported data breaches in 2020. Increased connectivity has benefitted state and local government and education (SLED) since its inception, increasing efficiency, information sharing, and more. As the internet has developed and threat actors become more savvy, it has introduced more risk to state and local organizations. The dark web, also known as the hidden internet, is a part of the internet that is not indexed by traditional search engines. It is estimated that the dark web is 500 times larger than the surface web, making it a haven for illegal activities such as fraud and cyber crime.

Topics: Whitepapers